Maria Sherratt

1831–Female
Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maria

When Maria Sherratt was born in 1831, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Sherratt, was 30 and her mother, Anne, was 26. She married Henry Challenor on 16 July 1849, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Henry Challenor
1826–
Maria Sherratt
1831–
Marriage: 16 July 1849
Hannah Maria Challenor
1850–1853
Agnes Challenor
1854–
Alice Challenor
1858–1861
Frank Challenor
1861–1875
Harriet Challenor
1863–
Ada Maria Challenor
1870–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 July 1849
Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Sherratt

    Male1801–Male

    Anne

    Female1805–Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1822–Female

    Sarah Sherratt

    Female1824–Female

    Thomas Sharratt

    Male1827–Male

    Anne Sherratt

    Female1829–Female

    Female1831–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 49

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Sherrard or of Syrett . However, According to Black, in Scotland Sherratt and its variants are forms of Sherwood .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maria Chaliner in household of Henry Chaliner, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Maria Challenor in household of Henry Challenor, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mariah Challenor in household of Henry Challenor, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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